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    Yet another entertaining performance by

    comedian Sarah Palin. Amazingly, she comes somewhat close to being semi-coherent in this particular stand-up routine. Not only that, but she almost seems to have an understanding (of some sort) of the meaning of a commonly used Latin phrase, helpfully pointing out to the...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 28

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    HOUSE GOP VOTES DOWN OWN BILL TO AVERT

    SHUTDOWN Talking Points Memo, February 27, 2015 WASHINGTON --In a huge embarrassment for Republican leaders, the GOP House voted down their bill Friday to avert a Homeland Security shutdown hours before the deadline. The House GOP plan was to pass a three-week stopgap bill...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 27

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    Pennsylvania Law Hampers Some Voters To Get Ids

    (CBS News) In Pennsylvania, a judge held a hearing Wednesday on a challenge to the state law that requires voters to show a photo ID. The judge has until Tuesday to rule. We examine what's at stake. Sixty-eight-year-old Doris Clark was turned down three times applying for...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    Rudolph Giuliani has inserted his footwear into

    his mouth yet again. Yes the man who has changed parties as often as he has changed wives,had this to say about President Obama,""I do not believe, and I know this is a horrible thing to say, but I do not believe that the president loves America," Giuliani is quoted as saying...
    bookerdana bookerdana 51-55, M 7 Responses Feb 19

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    GOP SENATE CANDIDATE LIKENS FOOD STAMP

    RECIPIENTS TO WILD ANIMALS Source: The Huffington Post A Republican Senate candidate equated food stamp recipients to wild animals in a Facebook post Monday. The candidate, Dr. Annette Bosworth, is running in the Republican primary to succeed Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D., who...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 3 Responses May 3, 2014

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    WHAT RUDY GIULIANI KNOWS ABOUT LOVE Wayne

    Barrett: What Rudy Giuliani Knows About Love-- A Response to his "Doesn't Love America" Critique of Obama New York Daily News February 20, 2015 Rudy Giuliani knows a lot about love. Ask Regina Peruggi, the second cousin he grew up with and married, who was "offended" when...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 20

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    Transcript Of Sandra Fluke's Speech At The Democratic National Convention Sept 5, 2012

    The Democratic National Convention released a full transcript of Sandra Fluke's speech to the 2012 Democratic National Convention (as prepared for delivery). Read the full text below: Some of you may remember that earlier this year, Republicans shut me out of a hearing on...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 6 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    2014 CONGRESSIONAL YEAR IN REVIEW Pic Of The

    Moment: 2014 Congressional Year In Review CONGRESS'S APPROVAL RATING...16% MONEY SPENT ON 2014 ELECTIONS:..$3,665,416,368 (That's 3 TRILLION) HOUSE RE-ELECTION RATE...95.4% http://www.democraticunderground.com/1017233561#post19/
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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    Yikes. A creature that can eat your brain

    lives in the water supply of this charming little part of the “sportsman’s paradise”. Residents are being told they can drink the water, bathe, cook, etc. -- just don’t get it up your nose. Well…I don’t know about you, but I think it would be...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    OPERATION AMERICAN SPRING FALLS FLAT.

    ......... Source: Washington Times May 16, 2014 Operation American Spring, billed as a Friday morning multi-million patriot march on Washington, D.C. to oust leadership from the nation's capital, - from President Obama to House Speaker John Boehner - has proven woefully below...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 3 Responses May 16, 2014

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    Goodbye Red States!

    Someone emailed this to me prior to the recent election. It's pretty funny... Dear Red States:  We're ticked off at your neanderthal attitudes and politics and we've decided we're leaving: "Legitimate rape" is almost reason enough!    We in New York intend to form our own...
    musicbook musicbook 56-60, M 16 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    Romney Likens Hurricane Relief To Cleaning Up Rubbish From a Football Field

    Source: Joan Walsh Salon.com October 30, 2012 ROMNEY LIKENS HURRICANE RELIEF TO CLEANING UP RUBBISH AND PAPER PRODUCTS FROM A FOOTBALL FIELD... IS HE JOKING? It's become a platitude to say that no one should be playing politics with Hurricane Sandy, but that's silly. When the...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 9 Responses Oct 31, 2012

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    GOOD NEWS! Cliven Bundy Supporters Preparing To

    Kill Each Other We are all familiar with the ongoing saga of Cliven Bundy. An elderly, pasty-faced white extremist, and a loathsome, unrepentant racist. And we are all familiar with the so-called “patriot” groups that have travelled to Bunkerville to share the limelight...
    sarahc302 sarahc302 22-25, F 2 Responses May 7, 2014

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    (from 'The Urban Politico',

    September 25, 2014)As Eric Holder prepares to step down as the Attorney General, he leaves behind a trail of cases; many seeking the kind of justice some believe only he could hand down.Holder was the driving force behind some of the modern day strides people of color have made...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2014

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    REPUBLICANS ADMIT THAT IRAN LETTER WAS A DUMB

    IDEA The Daily Beast March 10, 2015 A day after releasing a letter that potentially threatened the Obama Administration's negotiations with Iran, some Republicans who signed on are realizing it was a bad call. Behind the scenes, Republicans are wondering if sending an open...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M Mar 11

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    GOP Senator: I Can Lecture Women on Pregnancy

    Because Abortion Is a "Men's Issue" Source: Raw Story Republican Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma argued on Monday that he had a right to lecture women about whether or not they should get abortions because he had impregnated his wife and "had something to do with the birth...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 5

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    The 725 Challenge To Congress

    It's time for Senators and Congresspersons to take a bite of a reality sandwich. Granted, it doesn't taste as good as prime rib, as it's just a couple of pieces of bread made up of leftover scraps, and probably smothered in salad dressing or mayo. I digress. I challenge all...
    martysmax martysmax 61-65, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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    Senator Elizabeth Warren,

    making a clear, coherent statement expressing her support for fast food workers in their campaign for a livable wage, followed by right-wing darling, Sarah Palin. I shudder to think that the second woman could have been a heartbeat away from the presidency.
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 6 Responses Aug 12, 2014

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    The Ayn Rand Phenomenon--I'm Shrugging Over Here

    Yeah. I read it. I also read the Fountainhead, long before it was newsworthy. I read it for Literature's sake, and because I was intrigued by the author, and because they were well-written (despite the long tedious stretches). I came away with the feeling that they were creepy...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 41 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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    ....and proud to be one.

    We all just want to improve our country, one way or another. Others might just want to increase military and just, well, fight. Then we, the democrats, want to improve the citizens' lifestyle. With government help and their community. So what do you think is better? We waste...
    Reivven Reivven 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Born to Bleed

    On my mother's side, I'm a second-generation American.  Both her parents immigrated from Italy.  My father's family seems to go back to the 1600s in the US, so I'm only half a second genner, if you will, but on both sides of the family, my forbears had to work (hard...
    OBcean OBcean 66-70, F 13 Responses Jun 14, 2006

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    Donald Trump doesnt deserve to become President.

    Im not into politics but making racist remarks against Mexicans after what happened in South Carolina (though that was against African Americans) is just ****** up! My mom is Costa Rican (Dad Italian) and she finds his remarks very rude and offensive to not just Mexicans but to...
    SophiaScinto31 SophiaScinto31 18-21, F 22 Responses Jun 25

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    Transcript Of President Barack Obama's Speech At The Democratic National Convention, Sept 6, 2012

    Below are the full remarks of President Barack Obama from the Democratic National Convention. "Michelle, I love you. The other night, I think the entire country saw just how lucky I am. Malia and Sasha, you make me so proud…but don’t get any ideas, you’re still going to...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2012

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    I live in a very red state.

    The parties allowed on the ticket are the Republicans and Democrats. The Green Party is popular enough in Austin to keep them on the ballot by getting enough votes. I don't miss elections but have never voted for any Republican. I usually vote for the Democrat and for any...
    SilverPagan SilverPagan 51-55, M Jan 26

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    http://www.experienceproject.

    com/about/jmmoosey I'm no democrat but this guy is a bisexual republican, look at his story and see the conversation, I think I proved him wrong considering he blocked me
    DarkSoulDragon DarkSoulDragon 22-25 3 Responses Aug 14, 2014

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    FAILED GOP SENATE CANDIDATE ARRESTED FOR

    PERJURY, ELECTION FRAUD Source: USA Today June 4, 2014 Senate hopeful Annette Bosworth seems to be having a rough go of it since South Dakota's primary on Tuesday night. Bosworth turned herself into authorities Wednesday afternoon shortly after state Attorney General Marty...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 4, 2014

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    Lyndon Johnson – Comedian-in-ChiefLyndon

    Johnson is one of my favorite U.S. presidents. This is primarily because of his “Great Society” domestic agenda, which brought us Medicare and Medicaid, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1968, the Voting Rights Act (1965), Head Start, Job Corps...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 19, 2014

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    “Let my people go!

    ”This is a rather depressing time for those of us who are Democrats as the Republicans are expected to make gains in the 2014 mid-term elections. But let’s look on the bright side. At least the entertainment value of Congress may be increased a bit with the election...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    A Contemptible School Breeds A Contemptible Attack Dog For The 1%- John Bolton

    In what may have been the opening salvo in attempts to discredit Hillary Clinton in anticipation of a 2016 Presidential bid, John Bolton recently and loudly criticized her when she was unable to appear before the Senate, and testify relating to Benghazi. Never mind that these...
    sarahc302 sarahc302 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    A Favorable Attitude Towards Debt

    http://video.msnbc.msn.com/up-with-chris-hayes/47575493#47575493 God forbid (actually, thank God!)  that President Obama dares to question any aspect of capitalism, i.e.  demonizing Bain Captial....but this is THE question for Republicans...why is it perfectly fine for venture...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 17 Responses May 27, 2012

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    THE GOP PLAN TO CLOSE THE GENDER PAY GAP April

    9, 2014 Democrats are currently trying to pass the Paycheck Fairnes Act, which would end the travesty of women earning 77 cents for every dollar that men earn. Republicans are filibustering the bill. So what's THEIR plan to close the gender pay gap? Here's what Kirsten...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 9, 2014

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    Robert Reich: "Obama Is Back"

    Huffington Post October 17, 2012 He's Back! Tonight our President was articulate and forceful -- in sharp contrast to his performance in the first presidential debate. He stated his beliefs, he defended his record. He told America where he wanted to take the nation in his second...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 4 Responses Oct 17, 2012

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    OBAMA TRACES ORIGIN OF ISIS TO BUSH'S IRAQ

    INVASION RT.com March 17, 2015 President Barack Obama traced the origins of Islamic State militants back to the presidency of George W. Bush and the invasion of Iraq back in 2003, arguing that it's growth was an "unintended consequence" of the war. In an interview with Vice...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Transcript Of Michelle Obama's Speech At The Democratic National Convention Sept 4, 2012

    CHARLOTTE, NC -- Below are the prepared remarks of First Lady Michelle Obama for the 2012 Democratic National Convention: Thank you so much, Elaine … we are so grateful for your family’s service and sacrifice … and we will always have your back. Over the past few...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 6 Responses Sep 4, 2012

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    The Segregationist Agenda

      The Tea Party is like the Ku Klux Klan “without the robes.”  This is what Rep. Steve Cohen from Tennessee had to say about this “grass roots” organization, which had such a significant effect on recent elections. I don’t think anyone would dispute that the Tea...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 56 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    GOP SENATORS' LETTER TO IRAN: THE REVIEWS ARE

    IN March 10, 2015 "A Near-Unprecedented Attempt By One Party To Meddle In The Foreign Diplomatic Affairs Of The United States" (The Kansas City Star) "A Profound And Dismaying Disrespect For The Office Of The Presidency" (The Detroit Free Press) "We Strenuously Condemn Their...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Listen...

    Dear Republican, If I say the word taxes you will have a coronary, so perhaps I will whisper...revenue. Quit grabbing for your chest and listen to me for a second. Breathe. Paying taxes is not evil. You can conjure images of colonists tossing crates into the harbor  if you want...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 20 Responses Jul 13, 2011

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    THE REAL BLACK LIVES MATTER WANTS ACTIVISTS TO

    APOLOGIZE TO BERNIE SANDERS Politicususa August 10, 2015 Black Lives Matter wants the two women who shut down a Bernie Sanders event in Seattle on Saturday to publicly apologize to the senator and presidential candidate. BLM's Jason Easley wrote about Marissa Johnson and...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    Okay. So I'm going to voice my opinion

    and I honestly don't know much about this crap so don't blow up on me because of my lack of knowledge, I'm democrat, pretty much because I'm poor, every republican I've EVER met was a total *******, who was rich. Or wanted to be. They look down on us, which is pitiful, Wth...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 7 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    How Do We Stop Sinister, Devious, Ultra-Rght-Wing Trolls From Posting Lies?

    April 24, 2013 A dangerous, devious, dishonest, ultra-conservative EPer posted the following story today in the "I Think Barack Obama Is Dangerous For This Country" group "How Do We Stop Mass Shootings In America? Why is it that the people who steal guns, then go and kill...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 12 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    Obama Blasts Republicans For Risking Government Shutdown Over Defunding Obamacare

    From: Huffington Post September 20, 2013 "The debate that's going on in Congress is not meeting the test of helping middle-class families," Obama said. "They're focused on trying to mess with me. They're not focused on you." "A government shutdown is not abstract," he continued...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    As Far Left As You Can Imagine

    I vote Democrat simply because it is the lesser of two evils. If you had to be more accurate, I'm more of a Socialist Democrat, or maybe even a Utopian Anarchist. While I'm not into oppressive totalitarian regimes, some people have even accused me of being a Communist. But the...
    victorious victorious 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 23, 2007

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    SEN. LYNDSAY GRAHAM DISRESPECTS PRESIDENT OBAMA

    BY CALLING HIM A SCUMBAG Source: Politicus USA Senator Lindsay Graham committed the ultimate act of disrespect to President Obama and to the presidency itself when he called White House officials scumbags who are lying about Benghazi. On the Mike Gallagher Show, Sen. Lindsay...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response May 5, 2014

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    There is no such thing as coincidence.

    Watching the democratic primary unfold, it seems clear that Barack Hussein Obama is a Republican tactical manuever.  How else could an unheard of 1st year senator be catapulted into the White House?! Forty-five years is a very young age to be in...
    vigilantcitizen vigilantcitizen 36-40, F 19 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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    Dimwitted Half Governor Sarah Gets it Wrong

    Again Taking a brief respite from her otherwise drunken, brawling, trailer park lifestyle that she holds so dear in Alaska, the former half Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin decided recently to saunter forth and supply us yet again with a few more memorable quotes. We have seen...
    sarahc302 sarahc302 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2014

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    Transcript Of Bill Clinton's Speech At The Democratic National Convention Sept 5, 2012

    PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you. (Sustained cheers, applause.) Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Now, Mr. Mayor, fellow Democrats, we are here to nominate a president. (Cheers, applause.) And I’ve got one in mind. (Cheers, applause...
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